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1810,

C. WHITTINGHAM, Printer,

Goswell Street, Londou

CONTENTS.

Page

Page

Ti

THE Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson

3 To the Duke of Marlborough..

35

Dedication

Truth in Rhyme ........

36

Of Verbal Criticism

9 | To the Author of the preceding Poem

37

Verses presented to the Prince of Orange on The Discovery: upon reading some Verses,

his visiting Oxford, in the Year 1734

11 written by a young Lady at a Boarding-

Verses occasioned by Dr. Frazer's rebuilding school, September, 1760

ib.

Part of the University of Aberdeen

12 Verses, written for, and given in Print to, a

Prologue to the Siege of Damascus

ib. Beggar

38

Epilogue to the Brothers, a Tragedy, by Dr. The Reward : or, Apollo's Acknowledgments

Young

ib. to Charles Stanhope

ib.

Prologue to Mr. Thomson's Agamemnon ...... 13 Tyburn : to the Marine Society

39
Impromptu, on a Lady, who had passed some Zephir ; or, the Stratagem

41
Time in playing with a very young child... ib. / Edwin and Emma

43
Epigram, on seeing two Persons passity in

Extjact of'XI etter froin the Curate of Bowes

very different Equipages

ib. in York Hre,'on the Subject of the preced-

Epigram on a certain Lord's Passion for a

ing Poeń.:.:.:.

Singer ...

ib. On the Death of Lady Anson. Addressed to

A Simile in Prior, applied to the same Perşon. ib. her Father, 1761..

ib.

On an amorous old Man

14 | A funeral Hymn..

45

On I. H. Esq.

ib. Tu Mira.? From the Country

ib.

A Fragment.....

il. A Winter's Day. Written in a State of Me-

Cupid aod Hymen; or, the Wedding-Day ib. lancholy

46
Epigram. Written at Tunbridge Wells, 1760. 16 Prologue to the Masque of Britannia

ib.
An Ode in the Masque of Alfred
ib. Inscription for a Picture

47
The Excursion: a Poem, in two Cantos.

Song. To a Scotch Tune-Mary Scot

Canto 1.

ib. To Mr. Thomson, on his publishing the second

21 Edition of his Poem, called Winter

ib.

Amyntor and Theodora : or, the Hermit. In William and Margaret

48
three Cantos.

Epitaph, on Mr. Aikman, and his only Son,

Preface

24 who were both interred in the same Grave. ib.

Canto I.

25 Epitaph on a young Lady ....

ib.

II.

28 Song. To a Scotch Tune—the Birks of Ep-

IU.

31

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49

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ODES ON SEVERAL SUBJECTS, IN TWO BOOKS,

VI. To William Hall, Esquire, with the
Works of Chaulieu

113

BOOK I.

VII, To the right reverend Benjamin Lord

Page

114

I. Preface

Bishop of Winchester

97

VIU.

115

II. No. I. For the Winter Solstice .. ib.

IX. At Study

ib.

II. On the Winter Solstice

98

III. To a Friend, unsuccessful in Love

X. To Thomas Edwards, Esquire, on the

99

late Edition of Mr. Pope's Works ib.

IV. Affected Indifference. To the same. ib.

XI. To the country Gentlemen of England., 116

V. Against Suspicion

99

XII. On recovering from a Fit of Sickness, in

VI. Hymn to Cheerfulness

100

the Country

117

VII. On the Use of Poetry

101

XIII. To the Author of Memoirs of the House

VIII. On leaving Holland

ib.

of Brandenburgh

118

IX. To Curio

102

XIV. The Complaint ..

ib.

X. To the Muse

104

XV. On domestic Manners. (Unfinished.]... 119

XI. On Love. To a Friend...

ib.

Notes on the two Books of Odes

ib.

XII, To Sir Francis Henry Drake, Bart.... ib.

XIII. On Lyric Poetry

105 Hymn to the Naiads

121

XIV. To the hon. Charles Townshend. From Notes on the Hymn to the Naiads..

125

the Country...

106

XV. To the Evening Star

107

XVI. To Caleb Hardinge, M. D.

ib. 1. For a Grotto

126

XVII. On a Sermon against Glory

II. For a Statue of Chaucer at Woodstock. ib.

XVIII. To the right honourable Francis Earl III. Whoe'er thou art, whose path in sum-
of Huntingdon....

ib.
mer lies ..

ib.
IV. O youths and virgins: O declining eld. ib.

BOOK 11.

V. Gulielmus ill..

ib.

h Remonstrance of Shakspeare, supposed

VI. For a Column at Runnymede

jb.
to have been spoken at the Theatre-
VII. The Wood-Nymphı

127

Royal, while the French Comedians VIII. Ye powers unseen, to whom the bands

were acting by Subscription............ 110

of Greece

ib.

II. To Sleep

111

IX. Me though in life's sequestered vale ... ib.

III. To the Cuckow

ib. An Epistle to Curio.....

ib.

IV. To the hon. Charles Townshend. In the Love. An Elegy

130

Country......

:132A:Batist Plydippic.

131

V. On Love of Praise....

113 *33 Suunn t&Science.

132

INSCRIPTIONS.

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An Epistle to Mr. Pope, from Rome, 1730 ... 174 Addition, extempore, by Earl Hardwicke...... 184

To Lord Hervey. In the Year 1730), From Letter to Earl Hardwicke: occasioned by the

Worcestershire

ib. foregoing Verses

ib.

Advice to a Lady, 1731

175 Hymen to Eliza

ib.

Song. Written in the Year 1792.--Wien De- On reading Miss Carter's Poems in Manu-

lia on the plain appears..

176 script

ib.

Song Written in the Year 1733.-The heavy Mount Edgecumbe......

ib.

hours are almost past..

ib. Invitation. To the Dowager Dutchess D'Ai-

Damon and Delia. In Imitation of Horace guillon.

185

and Lydia. Written in the Year 1732 ib. To Colonel Drumgold.

ib,
Ode in Imitation of Pastor. Fido. Written Epitaph on Captain Grenville

ib.

abroad in 1729

177 On Good-Humour. Written at Eton School,

Parts of an Elegy of Tibullus. Translated,

1729..

ib.

1729.30

ib. Some additional Stanzas to Astolfo's Voyage

Song. Written in the Year 1792.--Say, Myra, to the Moon, in Ariosto

186

why is gentle love

178 To a young Lady. With the Tragedy of Ve-

Verses, written at Mr. Pope's House at Twic-

nice Preserved

ib.

kenham, which he had lent to Mrs. Gre- Elegy.--Tell me, my heart, fond slave of

ville. In August 1735

ib.

hopeless love

ib.

Epigram —None without hope e'er lov'd the Inscription for a Bust of Lady Suffolk; de-

brightest fair

ib. signed to be set up in a Wood at Stowe,

To Mr. West at Wickham. Written in the

1732....

187

Year 1740

ib. Sulpicia to Ceriothus in her Sickness. From

To Miss Lucy Fortescue........

ib. Tibullus. Sent to a friend, in a Lady's

To the same; with Hammond's Elegies ib. Name

ib.

To the same

ib. Sulpicia to Ceriathus.

ib.

To the same

ib. Cato's Speech to Labienus, in the ninth Book

A Prayer to Venus. In her Temple at Stowe. of Lucan

ib.

To the samc

179 To Mr. Glover on the Poem of Leonidas.

To the same. On her pleading want of Time. ib. Written in the Year 1734

ib.

To the same

ib. To William Pitt, Fisq. on his losing his Com-

To the same

ib. mission, in the Year 1736.

188

To the same. With a new Watch

ib. Prologue to Thomsou's Coriolanus. Spoken

An irregular Ode. Written at Wickham in by Mr. Quin

ib.

1746. To the same

ib. Epilogue to Lillo's Elmerick

ib.

To the Memory of the same Lady. A Mo- Inscriptions at Hagley.

nody, A. D. 1747.........

180 1. On a View from an Alcove

ib,

Verses making Part of an Epitaph on the II. On a rocky fancy Seat

ib.

same Lady

182 III. To the Memory of Shenstone

ib.

Horace, Book iv. Ode iv. Written at Oxford, IV. On the Pedestal of an Urn

ib.

1725.........

ib. V. On a Bench

189

Virtue and Fame. To the Countess of Egre- VI. On Thomson's Seat

ib.
inont

183

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